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Word: dissent

Definition: disagree


Sentences Containing 'dissent'

The old man looked at her for an instant with an expression of the deepest tenderness, then, turning towards the notary, he significantly winked his eye in token of dissent.
And though this reasoning may contradict the systems of many philosophers, in ascribing necessity to the determinations of the will, we shall find, upon reflection, that they dissent from it in words only, not in their real sentiment.
But though without dissent this point be fixed, how is mortal man to account for it?

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